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Can a Morbidly Obese Person Be Too Old to Undergo Bariatric Surgery As a Means to Lose Weight?

Are there any online support groups that have been created to help make a formerly morbidly obese person's transition into a healthier lifestyle... READ MORE

3 yrs post op gastric bypass and I can't stop losing weight. Will I ever stop losing weight?

My highest weight ever at full term pregnancy was 287 my average was 250 and I'm 130 lbs now. for the past year I've had a diet which I thought Ok.I... READ MORE

Surgeon that does gastric bypass on BMI'S of 36

I've lost almost 100lbs, but with no combination of diet, exercise, or medication have I been able to lose any more. Are there surgeons that will... READ MORE

Converting gastric sleeve to bypass - Have a substantial umbilical hernia: Is a combined surgery possible? (Photos)

In 2013, at approx 600lbs I had a Gastric Sleeve. I've lost over 200lbs since, however, I feel the sleeve has reached the end of it's capabilities. I... READ MORE

What kind of loose skin will I have after 60kg weight loss with Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB) surgery age 33 height 6 feet.?

I weigh around 167 kilos (weight is evenly divided across my body I mean there is no one very fat body area but overall) and am planning to go for a... READ MORE

After Gastric Bypass and 108 pound loss, I've stalled, is it extra skin? Or fat? When should I go see a plastic surgeon?(photos)

I had gastric sleeve done in March of 2016. I have lost 108 pounds and have stalled. I'm hoping to lose a little more weight, but I've been told what... READ MORE

Would I be a candidate for a weight loss surgery?

I used to weigh 328lbs and through diet and exercise I've dropped down to 185lbs (fluctuating). Recently, I have had a substantial decrease in energy.... READ MORE

I am suffering from increasingly worsening reflux. Will gastric bypass help terrible reflux?

I had gastric sleeve three years ago. I initially lost 100 pounds but I have regained 35 pounds. Would the bypass procedure help with both of these... READ MORE

Had roux en Y four years ago. Lost a little over 10 lbs. Lowest wt. was 160. Now weigh 183. Starting weight was 297

Would I qualify for ROSE procedure? I don't want to gain this weight back. Have put this wt. on in 8 months. I need some help. Thanks. READ MORE

Will my skin tighten by itself after Gastric Bypass? 6 Months Post-Op.

Hello everyone. First, before my question I will put some info about me: Age: 25 Height: 5 foot 5 Inches Weight Before Surgery: 348 Weight 6 months... READ MORE

Surgery after Gastric bypass

My 24 year old had a gastric bypass. From 440 he weights now 285. Height is 6.2. How long should he wait before tummy tuck, etc? Can you give us an... READ MORE

I had a RNY revision 11/19/14, have no restriction or loss of appetite as with my initial RNY. Is this normal? (photo)

Initial (open) RNY in 2002 @ 400 # (5'9"). Lost 175 lbs, by 2014 had gained 115 #. Stunned post-revision I had no restriction or loss of appetite. I... READ MORE

I had gastric sleeve 17 months ago, I've lost 135 lbs. I have a huge amount of hanging and sagging skin. What can I do? (Photo)

A lot of rashes, accesses under my apron and a very large subrapubic area I am on antibiotics twice a week until the skin removal surgery. The... READ MORE

Diet requirements Post-Gastric R&Y and excercising?

Hi, I had a Gastric Bypass 4 years ago and I've lost 60kg of which I've regained 10kg. I recently started cycling and I'm spending around 8-10 hours... READ MORE

I had a RNY 3 1/2 yrs ago. Can I take thyroid meds? Will they be absorbed properly?

I had a RNY 3 1/2 years ago. Lost 100 pounds (which was my goal) I have continued to diet and exercise but in a three month span I gained 30lbs.... READ MORE

gastric bypass revision to make my stomach smaller again

In 1997 I was over 300 lbs and I had gastric bypass surgery. I dropped to 160. long hospital stay because of pancreas problems, the biel leak problem... READ MORE

Can you redo the size of your pouch?

I had gastric bypass in 2012 went from 360lbs to 175lbs. I had my son in 2014 so my pouch got stretched. Is there a way to re have the survey to... READ MORE

Had bypass 9 years ago, have fat and/or fat and skin around my knees, want to get rid of the bulges. Any suggestion? (photo)

I lost about 160 lbs, (have gained about 20lbs back, but working on that.) I am now 68 years old, but don't look or feel my age:-) have lots of loose... READ MORE

Is my caloric intake ok for a roux n y gastric bypass patient (Photos)

Had gastric bypass surgery on 12/12/2012. My current weight is 155 and i was 276 when i had the bypass surgery i measure 5'7. I work out vigorously... READ MORE

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